Rocky Mount police are investigating an exchange of gunfire that took place July 28 on the 100 block of Long Avenue.

Police responded to a shots fired call about 10:08 a.m. and found a 50-year-old woman and a 31-year-old man who said they had been shot at. After a preliminary investigation, police determined that the gunfire had come from two unidentified suspects shooting at one another.

No suspect descriptions were given, but one of the suspects was believed to have been driving a burgundy Dodge Magnum.

No one was hurt in the incident, though four windows, a wall and two vehicles were struck by gunfire.

Police recovered two 9 mm handguns at the scene.

Anyone with information about this or any other crime in the area is asked to contact Crime Stoppers at 252-977-1111 or Text a tip to police at 274637 by beginning messages with RMPOL to direct the tip to the Rocky Mount Police Department and type up to 155 characters about the information.

Rocky Mount police also investigated the following incidents this week:


■ 29-year-old woman on the 1300 block of North Wesleyan Blvd.

■ 20-year-old man on the 100 block of South Pine Street.

■ 28-year-old woman on the 400 of Arrington Avenue.

■ 50-year-old woman on the 1000 block of Long Avenue.

■ 46-year-old man on the 2100 block of Farmer Street.

■ 42-year-old woman on the 100 block of Kennedy Circle.

■ 46-year-old man on the 300 block of Lexington Street.


■ L&L Food Store on the 4100 block of Sunset Avenue; stolen, cash.


■ 1500 block of Old Wilson Road; stolen, two Chromebooks.

■ 1000 block of Wythe Way; stolen, bicycle.

■ 100 block of Ketch Point Court; stolen, ring.

■ 200 block of Ashland Avenuel stolen, tools.

■ 1100 block of North Wesleyan Boulevard; stolen, wallet.

■ 1000 block of Wythe Way; stolen, bicycle.

■ 1200 block of Neal Street; stolen, two bicycles.

■ 2800 block of Zebulon Road; stolen, cash.


■ 100 block of Forest Drive; stolen, pistol, medication, cash.

■ 1600 block of Cherry Street; stolen, handgun.

■ 1800 block of Vernon Road; stolen, leaf blower.

■ 700 block of Cokey Road; stolen, cell phone and 12 pairs of Jordan Shoes.

■ 400 block of Buena Vista Avenue, stolen, cell phone, fan.

■ 1000 block of Sycamore Street; stolen, landscaping tools.


■ 2001 Ford Fi50 on the 500 block of Avent Street; stolen, landscaping tools.

■ 2013 Chevrolet Sonic on the 1300 block of South Franklin Street; stolen, purse and cash.

■ 2007 Chevrolet Avalanche on the 1400 block of Beal Street; stolen, cash,

■ 2000 Ford Expedition on the 1100 block of South Church Street; stolen, purse.


■ 2004 Acura TL on the 1400 block of Raymond Street.

■ 2006 Dodge Charger on the 1000 block of Noell Lane.


■ 2013 Hyundai Sante Fe on the 500 block of North Winstead Avenue.

■ 2013 Hyundai Elantra on the 1000 Bethlehem Road.

■ 2011 Buick Enclave on the 600 block of North Wesleyan Boulevard.


■ 1500 block of West Haven Boulevard; damaged, car.

600 block of Powell Drive; damaged, window.

■ 500 block of Old Mill Road, damaged, car.

■ 700 block of Long Avenue; damaged, mailbox.

■ 3700 block of Old Battleboro Road; damaged, car.

■ 1800 block of Old Barn Road; damaged, three cars.